Inclusive Education Specialist, USAID, Center for Education

Dexis Professional Services

About the organization

- Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

- Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

- At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

Duties

- Work with DDI/EDU colleagues and USAID Missions to build capacity related to inclusive education, disability education and UDL.

- Work with colleagues to develop knowledge products, messages, and materials for field colleagues and the global education sector related to inclusion, disability, UDL, all with an eye towards DEIA for all children and youth in all phases of educational programming.

- Support Center, mission, and partner staff to incorporate UDL into all USAID education programming.

- Serve as an activity manager for Center mechanisms.

- Serve as a thought leader on relevant subject matter, which includes a broad technical understanding of disability and inclusive education and familiarity with UDL.

- Develop training and capacity building sessions for staff and partners.

- Develop curriculum using UDL principles.

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree and 6 or more years of relevant professional experience or Master’s degree and 4 or more years of relevant professional experience.

- Experience developing and/or implementing UDL programming and curriculum.

- Broad understanding of disability education and the ability to develop knowledge and capacity building products related to disability and inclusion, disability education, UDL, and DEIA.

- Proven skills in curriculum design, development and facilitation.

- Demonstrated interest/commitment to global education/development.

- Experience with basic education/foundational learning, youth, and/or higher education preferred.

- Teaching or educational program design experience highly desirable, background in special education preferred.

- Conversant with adult learning principles.

- Positive attitude, comfort working in a fast-paced environment, and enthusiasm for collaboration.

- Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET level security clearance required.

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